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1. 2016-05-01 Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails
C. 2016-04-12 Germany train crash: Controller 'distracted by computer game' Bavaria
3. 2016-04-03 Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails Chester, Philadelphia
E. 2016-03-16 Washington subway to reopen after daylong shutdown Washington
5. 2016-03-14 Amtrak train derails in Kansas
G. 2016-02-16 Germany train crash: Human error to blame Bavaria
2016-02-09 Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town Bad Aibling, Bavaria
8. 2015-12-27 Australia train derails with sulphuric acid cargo
9. 2015-11-15 France TGV crash: Children on board derailed train Strasbourg, France

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Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town Map of Bad Aibling Germany  At least 10 people were killed and scores more injured, police say, after two passenger trains collided head-on on a single-track route 10 dead as French TGV high-speed train derails in east   A high-speed TGV train has derailed near the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least seven people on a new Paris-Strasbourg line
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2016
Germany train crash: Several killed near Ba...
North America
2016 2016
North America
Germany train crash: Several killed near Ba...
South Asia
2016 2016
South Asia
2015
10 dead as French TGV high-speed train dera...
Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speed...
US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 ...
10 dead as French TGV high-speed train dera...
Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
Indian trains in deadly derailment in Madhya ...
2014
Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment
North America
2014 2014
North America
European Union
2014 2014
European Union
South Asia
2014 2014
South Asia
2013
At least 77 die as Spanish train derails ...
At least 6 dead in train derailment near Pa...
Crashed New York train 'going 82mph'
New York train crash kills four
20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train...
CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly ...
Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic trai...
Fuel train explodes in Canadian town
At least 77 die as Spanish train derails ...
At least 6 dead in train derailment near Pa...
Fire on express train in India kills at least...
India express train kills people crossing tra...
2012
Europe
2012 2012
Europe
North America
2012 2012
North America
European Union
2012 2012
European Union
Deadly fire strikes Indian train
2011
Train collision in Germany kills 10
North America
2011 2011
North America
Train collision in Germany kills 10
South Asia
2011 2011
South Asia
2010
18 killed in Belgian train crash
North America
2010 2010
North America
18 killed in Belgian train crash
At least 45 dead in train collision
100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train
2009
Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel
Train wreck 'an act of terror'
Train derails, 26 died
14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast
Fatal crash on subway system
Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel
Enke's death apparent suicide
14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast
South Asia
2009 2009
South Asia
2008
Europe
2008 2008
Europe
24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
European Union
2008 2008
European Union
South Asia
2008 2008
South Asia
2007
Europe
2007 2007
Europe
North America
2007 2007
North America
European Union
2007 2007
European Union
Train crash 'kills many'
2006
Magnetic train crashes
Subway crash: 41 dead
North America
2006 2006
North America
Magnetic train crashes
Subway crash: 41 dead
South Asia
2006 2006
South Asia
2005
Europe
2005 2005
Europe
North America
2005 2005
North America
European Union
2005 2005
European Union
Passenger train derails, 61 died
128 die in train crash
2004
Europe
2004 2004
Europe
North America
2004 2004
North America
European Union
2004 2004
European Union
South Asia
2004 2004
South Asia
2002
Europe
2002 2002
Europe
North America
2002 2002
North America
European Union
2002 2002
European Union
100 feared dead in rail tragedy

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Washington DC chemical leak after CSX freight train derails   A freight train has derailed in Washington DC spilling hazardous liquid. At least nine cars of the CSX freight train overturned Germany train crash: Controller 'distracted by computer game' Amtrak Philadelphia: Two dead as train derails   Amtrak's Train 89 has derailed south of the US city of Philadelphia, leaving two people dead and more than 30 others injured Washington subway to reopen after daylong shutdown Amtrak train derails in Kansas Germany train crash: Human error to blame Germany train crash: Several killed near Bavarian town Map of Bad Aibling Germany


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Feb.16   Bavaria
Feb.9   Bavaria
  At least 10 people were killed and scores more injured, police say, after two passenger trains collided head-on on a single-track route
 The trains had crashed into each other while both travelling at around 100km/h\


year 2015 Top ^

Dec.27  Queensland  Australia train derails with sulphuric acid cargo
Nov.15  France  France TGV crash: Children on board derailed train
Nov.14   France
  A high-speed TGV train has derailed near the eastern French city of Strasbourg, killing at least seven people on a new Paris-Strasbourg line
Nov.5  Bavaria  Train hits truck at crossing in southern Germany; several killed Sep.11  Southern India  Train derails in southern India, killing 2 people Aug.7  France  Train accident: Three die as car hit on level crossing Aug.4   Central India Indian trains in deadly derailment in Madhya Pradesh Jul.17   Johannesburg Train crash: 300 injured near Johannesburg Jul.2  Tennessee  Mass evacuation after train with toxic substance derails May.16  West Germany  2 dead, 20 injured when train hits truck in Germany May.15  Philadelphia  Crashed Amtrak train 'may have been struck by object'  Philadelphia  Amtrak rail crash driver interviewed by investigators May.14  Washington  Amtrak crash: Obama makes transport funding pledge May.13   Philadelphia Derailed Philadelphia Amtrak train 'was speeding' May.12   Philadelphia US Amtrak train derails in Philadelphia, 8 killed Map of Frankford Philadelphia USA  Up to 10 carriages of the Washington-New York train reportedly went of the track and a number of people have been reported injured May.4  Mexico  Metro trains crash in Mexico City, injuring 12 May.3  Switzerland  Major rail route blocked by landslide following rain Mar.28  Los Angeles  More than 20 injured after commuter train collides into car Mar.20  India  India train derailment: 30 killed, 50 injured Feb.24  Southern California  Dozens hurt in California train crash Feb.16  USA  Fiery train crash forces W Virginia towns to evacuate Feb.13  North Mexico  16 dead after train collided with bus Feb.5  New York  New York crash train was 'not speeding' Feb.3  New York  Six die as New York train hits car

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Jan.17   England Lorry fire closes Channel Tunnel
Jan.14  Texas  Ten dead in Texas prison bus crash

year 2014 Top ^

Dec.3  India  5 children killed when train hits school van in northern India Aug.13  Switzerland  6 injured in train derailment in Swiss Alps Jul.17  Southern France  Two trains collide in French city, leaving 25 injured Jul.15   Moscow Report: 20 killed in Moscow train derailment
May.20  Moscow  Train derailment and crash kill passengers Apr.30  Southern India  Twin blasts hit India express train Feb.8  Southern France  Rock strike kills two on Alps train Jan.7  India  Fire engulfs 3 Indian train cars, killing 9

year 2013 Top ^

Dec.27   Southern India Fire on express train in India kills at least 23
Dec.8  Jakarta  Deadly train collision in Indonesia Dec.2   New York Crashed New York train 'going 82mph'  New York  New York train crash probe begins Dec.1   New York New York train crash kills four   Four people have been killed and 63 injured in a passenger train crash in the Bronx area. The Metro-North train's locomotive and carriages d... Nov.17   Cairo 27 killed when train crashes into cars near Cairo   The train, travelling from the city of Bani Swaif, hit the vehicles at a crossing about 40km (25 miles) from Cairo Oct.19  Argentina  Argentine commuter train slams into station, again Sep.18  Canada  Multiple deaths in Ottawa collision Sep.5  Spain  Spain rail-crash driver in new tape Aug.25   Mexico Mexico migrant train derails; at least 5 dead Aug.18   Bihar India express train kills people crossing track Jul.30  Spain  Driver on phone when Spanish train derailed Jul.28  Spain  Spain funeral Mass for crash victims  Spain  Train crash: Reckless homicide charge for driver Jul.27  Spain  Spain train driver held 'for manslaughter' Jul.25  Spain  Spain train crash: Driver faces investigation Jul.24   Spain At least 77 die as Spanish train derails in Galicia Map of Galicia Spain
  A train has derailed in north-western Spain, killing at least 60 people and injuring many more. It is the worst rail accident in Spain in four decades
 All 13 carriages of the train, which was travelling from Madrid to Ferrol, came off the tracks near Santiago de Compostela
Jul.13  Paris  Train crash shadow over Bastille Day  Paris  Mechanical error eyed in French train crash Jul.12  Paris  French rescuers search for train survivors   Paris At least 6 dead in train derailment near Paris   22 more injured in a train derailment on Friday just south of Paris. Hollande arrived at the scene while rescue operations were under way. Jul.11   Canada   20 dead, 30 presumed dead in Quebec oil train crash   It has become Canada's worst railway catastrophe in almost 150 years. Some of the bodies may never be found Jul.10  Canada  Canada blast missing 'probably dead'   Canada CEO: Runaway train's brakes weren't properly set   Canada Sixty dead or missing after Lac-Megantic train blast Jul.9   Canada Evidence criminal act may have led to train crash  Canada  Tampering alleged in runaway train Jul.8  Canada  Searchers comb Quebec blast site   Canada 40 still missing after runaway train plows into town Jul.7  Canada  Canada runaway train death toll rises Jul.6   Canada   Fuel train explodes in Canadian town Map of Lac-Megantic Canada
  A train carrying petrochemicals has exploded in Lac-Megantic, forcing the evacuation of up to 1,000 people
Jan.14   Cairo Cairo military train derailment 'kills 17'

year 2012 Top ^

Nov.17   Egypt Egypt bus-train crash kills 50 children
Nov.9  Myanmar  Many dead in Burma train crash Jul.29  Southern India  Deadly fire strikes Indian train Feb.22   Argentina Argentina train crash 'kills 49' Map of Buenos Aires Argentina  A train crash at a station in the Argentine capital, Buenos Aires, has killed 49 people with hundreds more injured

year 2011 Top ^

Jul.27  China  China rail crash 'due to signal' Jul.23   Southern China Bullet train derails, cars fall off bridge
Map of Zhejiang China  At least two cars of a high-speed bullet train fell off a bridge late Saturday after a derailment in eastern Zhejiang province Jan.29  Eastern Germany  Train collision in Germany kills 10

year 2010 Top ^

Oct.1   Indonesia Trains collide, killing at least 30
Jul.18   India At least 45 dead in train collision May.27   India 100 dead after 'sabotage' derails train Map of West Bengal India  Rescue workers are trying to free survivors from the wreckage of a train in eastern India after a blast on the line Feb.15   Belgium 18 killed in Belgian train crash

year 2009 Top ^

Dec.18   England Eurostar trains stuck in tunnel  4 trains have broken down in the Channel Tunnel due to cold weather, as more snow is expected to cause disruption in Britain Nov.29  Russia  18 still missing after train derailment Nov.28   Russia   Train wreck 'an act of terror'
  Investigators have found 'elements of an explosive device' at the site of the derailment of an express train Nov.27  Russia  Train derails, 26 died Nov.10  West Germany  Enke's death apparent suicide Jun.29   Northern Italy 14 die in Italian Riviera train-gas blast   A gas explosion from a cargo train carrying fuel tanks killed at least five people and injured 35 others in a town in the west coastal town of... Jun.22   Washington Fatal crash on subway system


year 2008 Top ^

Sep.12   Los Angeles 24 killed, 135 injured in train collision
  Rescue workers combed their way through the mangled wreckage of a train looking for survivors; a commuter train collided with a freight train Apr.27  China  Train collision kills at least 66 Apr.18  Mumbai  10 deaths a day on city's trains

year 2007 Top ^

Dec.18  Pakistan  Train crash 'kills many' Oct.6  Cuba  Bus in deadly collision with train Aug.30  Rio de Janeiro  Eight dead after train crash Jul.17  Western Ukraine  Poison threat from train

year 2006 Top ^

Oct.11  France  Train crash kills 12 Sep.22   West Germany Magnetic train crashes   An elevated train has crashed on a test track, killing 23 Sep.4  Cairo  Train crash kills three Aug.20  Egypt  Train crash kills 57 Jul.3   Spain Subway crash: 41 dead   Two carriages derailed and crashed in a tunnel in the eastern city of Valencia Jun.12  Israel  5 killed in train crash Apr.16  Greece  Four die in train crash Jan.29  Pakistan  Train carriages plunge into ravine

year 2005 Top ^

Dec.25  Northern Japan  Deadly train derailment Oct.28   Southern India Passenger train derails, 61 died
Jul.12   Pakistan 128 die in train crash Jun.21  Israel  Seven dead in train wreck Apr.25  Japan  Hunt begins for Japan crash clues  Japan  Search for crash survivors Apr.24   Japan 100 dead as train derails  A seven-car commuter train has derailed and ploughed into an apartment building at a railway crossing Jan.26  Los Angeles  Train crash in Los Angeles suburb Jan.7  Italy  Train crash kills 14

year 2004 Top ^

Apr.22   North Korea Many casualties in train crash  2 trains carrying flammable materials have exploded in a station and leaves up to 3,000 people dead or injured Feb.18   Iran Train blast destroys villages, 300 killed


year 2002 Top ^

Sep.9   Bihar 100 feared dead in rail tragedy
Feb.20  Egypt  Train inferno kills 350
before year 2000
Dec. 12, 1917   Southern France Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne derailment
Map of Saint-Michel-de-Maurienne France
  a railway accident involving a troop train carrying at least 1,000 French soldiers on their way home for leave from the Italian front